Most pubs know the old trick of placing salty snacks out for patrons so they get thirsty and buy more drinks. But why is it that even when we consume high-in-calorie alcohol we often get hungry? A group...

Japanese beverage giant, Asahi, has acquired AB InBev’s central and eastern European assets which were previously owned by SABMiller. The acquisition cost Asahi US $7.8 billion and covers a variety of...

The Australian Christmas celebration stereotype may be beers on the beach with a BBQ. However, according to the latest Roy Morgan Research, fewer Aussies will be indulging in beer this festive season. The...

William Grant & Sons has been named Distiller of the Year at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) hosted in London last week. This year’s win marks the sixth time William Grant &...

Accolade Wines has this week acquired Lion’s premium wine business, Fine Wine Partners (FWP). There is also speculation Lion will be selling its share in Warrnambool Cheese and Butter (WCB). FWP includes...

Wesfarmers is trailing a new liquor concept store in attempts to turn around its Coles Liquor business. Named ‘Liquor Market’, the store is located in the Melbourne suburb of Ringwood and will target...

A University of Adelaide study has found Australians trying to cut back their alcohol intake often feel stigmatised for “violating expectations” around drinking in their social circles. Published this...

Cordial maker, Bickford’s, has opened a AUD $6.6 million distillery in Renmark, South Australia. The distillery will begin operations producing four different spirits under the brand name ‘23rd Street’....

Crust is now delivering alcohol with its pizzas in selected areas of Melbourne. It is the first quick service restaurant in Australia to deliver alcohol. The chain’s parent company, Retail Food Group,...

A new study has found young Australians are more likely to engage in risky alcohol consumption if they like or follow an alcohol brand or retailer on social media. Published in the Australian and New Zealand...